Report of the Epigean arthropod fauna in the “Laguna Don Tomas”, Santa Rosa (La Pampa, Argentina)

Abstract :

In this study a relay of the arthropods’ families was made in adjoining zones next to the wetland area known as “Laguna Don Tomás” in Santa Rosa city, La Pampa, Argentina. Diversity and abundance of Arthropod families present in the area were analyzed; also measured was the variability in community composition during the different seasons of the year. A total of 4 classes of arthropods, distributed in 16 orders, 46 families and 52 morphs were obtained, in which the family Formicidae was the most abundant in all samples. The number of families varied seasonally, being higher during spring and summer dropping during winter months

Keyword :

Arthropods, Laguna Don Tomás, Formicidae

Author(s) : Pall, J. L., Kihn, R. G., Arriaga, L. C., Quirán, E.
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Published Issue : 2011 Vol. 6 Number 2

2011 Vol. 6 Number 2